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2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

Starbucks Black Men Arrested

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn’t use the restroom because he wasn’t a paying customer. He thought nothing of it when he and his childhood friend and business partner, Donte Robinson, were approached at their table and were...


State

The Latest: Duckworth and daughter make Senate history

Senate Duckworth

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate and a rule change allowing newborns of members into the chamber (all times local): 2:44 p.m. Sen. Tammy Duckworth and daughter Maile have made Senate history. The Illinois Democrat brought her daughter, in a pink hat, onto the Senate floor under new rules...


Business

Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 24,762.48 Low: 24,557.03 Close: 24,664.89 Change: —83.18 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2693.13 —15.51 NYSE Index: 12,671.48 —61.40 Nasdaq Composite Index: 7238.06 —57.18 NYSE Amer Composite: 2595.66 —7.45 Russell 2000 Index: 1573.82 —9.74 Wilshire 5000...


Business

A 1st at the Panama Canal: 3 LNG tankers crossed in a day

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Three liquefied natural gas tankers sailed through the Panama Canal on the same day this week, marking a first for the newly expanded waterway and highlighting the booming global gas trade. All three ships -- Gaslog Hong Kong, Gaslog Gibraltar and Clean Ocean -- entered the...


Business

Mattel's incoming chairman named to replace outgoing CEO

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Mattel Chief Executive Officer Margo Georgiadis, who joined the toymaker from Google promising to overhaul the company, is stepping down and will be replaced by incoming Executive Chairman Ynon Kreiz. Georgiadis, who is leaving to pursue a new opportunity in the technology...


Business

Cybersecurity expert's case delayed as new details emerge

Cyberattack Fighter Detained

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The case of British cybersecurity expert once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus was delayed Thursday to allow his attorneys more time to prepare arguments on why a judge should suppress statements he made after his arrest for allegedly creating...


Business

Uber is said to favor VMware's Rowe for CFO ahead of 2019 IPO

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Uber Technologies Inc. has chosen VMware Inc.‘s Zane Rowe as the top candidate for chief financial officer to lead preparations for what could be the biggest initial public offering of 2019, people familiar with the matter said. The ride-hailing company is in advanced talks...


Business

Trump tweets, markets go nuts - and these guys win

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Reading Donald Trump’s tweet du jour can be really unsettling for those of us with serious money in the stock market. In fact, these days it’s sort of tempting to see if you can get a sedative for yourself included in the deal when you place a buy or sell order. But...


Business

Hulu's value is now $8.7 billion, but still dwarfed by Netflix

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. The streaming service Hulu, which has gained clout thanks to shows like “The Handmaid’s Tale,” is now worth about $8.7 billion. But that remains a small fraction of Netflix Inc.‘s value. Walt Disney Co. laid out the valuation of Hulu as part of a filing Wednesday about its...


National

The Latest: British cybersecurity expert's US case delayed

Cyberattack Fighter Detained

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the criminal case of a British cybersecurity expert once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus have been given more time...


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